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Marissa Mayer's been in full-on spending mode since taking over the reins at Yahoo. As such, we're not surprised to find out that the company has made yet another acquisition: Vizify. Yahoo's new purchase, a startup based in Portland, Ore., focuses on turning social data into interactive media. Mo

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No-one was sure what to expect when Google's Marissa Mayer took over at Yahoo, but it's clear that she wasn't there for an easy ride. In less than two years, the company has bought a clutch of other outfits, including Tumblr for $1.1 billion, redesigned its logo and brought some much-needed love t

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Yahoo recently announced that it will encrypt webmail by default, and today Marissa Mayer shared that the security measure will be applied across all Yahoo products \"by the end of Q1 2014.\" In a post on the company Tumblr, CEO Mayer outlined three specific measures to protect user data: Encrypt

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As a top executive and employee number 20 at Google, there wasn't necessarily a tremendous opportunity for growth at the Mountain View search giant. That may explain Marissa Mayer's recent decision to jump ship in favor of joining Yahoo as the company's chief executive -- a role the former Google V

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Wondering how we got from there to here? It's not the most exhaustive or objective history, but Google has released a new video today that it describes as the \"evolution of search in six minutes.\" It includes contributions from the likes of Google's Ben Gomes, Amit Singhal and Marissa Mayer, an

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Care for a cup of Google data, anyone? At SXSW, the vice president of location services, Marissa Mayer, stated some interesting facts about the state of all things mobile at the Goog. Most notably, the company provides its map service to 150 million users. Just to give you an idea of how many peeps

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